The Beauty Within Medi Spa Team
AMANDA J MOAKSOM
Partner, Business founder and Laser/Skin Specialist
Amanda Qualified as a member of the British Association of Beauty Therapy and cosmetology (BABTAC) and holds a City and Guilds Institute of Health and Beauty Certificate (IHBC). Amanda set up her business “Beauty Within” located in St Dogmaels, in west Wales in 1987.
The business was successful and it was decided in 1996 to move the business nearer to Cardiff to the bustling Market town of Cowbridge in the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales. In 2001 Amanda moved to larger premises in Cowbridge and converted a large pub and car park into a 15 treatment room Elemis Day Spa and Cosmetic Laser Clinic with her partner and husband Neil. The business continued to grow from strength to strength and by 2008 there were a total of 12 staff. Amanda is a trained laser therapist, electrolysis practitioner, and partner in the business as well as mother to her two daughters Eli and Ana. Amanda is proud to offer our discerning male and female clientele the very best in Spa therapy, aesthetic treatments, cosmetic procedures, and a full injectable service all under the same roof.
NEIL T MOAKSOM
Partner, registered manager and laser specialist at Beauty Within Medi Spa
Before any involvement in aesthetic therapy Neil completed a 4 Year apprenticeship at The Royal Aircraft Establishment in Farnborough (RAE) focusing on aircraft instrumentation. From then on
Neil worked for 20 Years as an Avionics engineer with Honeywell Avionics Systems LTD in Basingstoke, the last 6 years as “Honeywell Avionics Technical Manager” working as an implant at British Airways Avionics Engineering (BAAE) in Llantrisant South Wales. Here he managed a small team of people based within the British airways facility. Knowledge of various Laser based Avionic equipment was gained while employed with Honeywell. That technical knowledge was to help after leaving Honeywell Avionics systems LTD in November 2000 and setting up Beauty Within Medi Spa and aesthetic laser practice with his wife in Cowbridge, south Wales.
Neil is the registered manager at Beauty Within Medi Spa as well as partner and laser specialist in the business for the past 15 years. The facility has been registered with the Health Inspectorate for Wales since January 2001. During his time here time Neil has performed numerous different types of Laser/light based treatment procedures and likes to offer the latest cutting edge technology to his clients. Neil gained a Level 4 BTEC Professional Edexcel Award in Principles of Laser, Light & Associated Aesthetic Therapies in October 2013 at Mapperley Park Clinic in Nottingham.
DOCTOR OLIVER SPENCER
Medical Director at Beauty Within Medi Spa
We work in conjunction with our medical director Doctor Oliver Spencer who qualified from the Liverpool school of Dentistry in 2001. Since 2003 he has been using dermal Fillers and Botulinum toxin to perform non-surgical facial rejuvenation treatment.
Doctor Spencer will soon be performing an innovative procedure using bidirectional absorbable thread cones to provide lifting contouring and volumising in the lower face and giving a fresher more youthful appearance.
Doctor Spencer annually completes over 100 hrs of continual Professional Development (CPD) having a special interest in Dento-Facial Cosmetic Treatments and is a sustained full member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, GDC number: 79368
Spa/Cosmetic clinic Receptionist
I attended Howells School Llandaff from age 3 to 16. After obtaining my GCSEs I studied Level 3 Business management 90 Credit Diploma at Cardiff and Vale College (CAVC), but decided that I would like to work in the Beauty Business and focus on becoming a professional makeup artist. Currently, I am gaining customer focused experience working at Beauty within Medi Spa. In January, I will be studying Makeup at the London School of makeup. Eventually I would love to set up my own makeup/beauty business or possibly even design my own makeup brand.
Senior Beauty and Aesthetic Therapist
Bronwyn trained in South Africa completing her 4 year course in 2008 with ITEC, CIBTAC and CIDESCO
Then working as a manager for Crème de le Mar for three and a half years in Johannesburg. I immigrated to the United Kingdom in 2011 with my family and I have been working at Beauty Within Medi Spa since 2011. As a keen aesthetician I specialise in anti-aging treatments such as the renowned Hydrafacial treatment, Dermapen, Caci, and Enerpeel chemical peels. I also am fully trained in the brilliant Tebiskin Skin Med product range as well as being a capable face and body Elemis spa therapist
PIPPA DE KLERK
Senior Beauty and Laser Therapist
I qualified in 2005, South Africa with CIDESCO as a registered Therapist. In 2007 I immigrated to the United kingdom and worked at the Body Smooth clinic, Harley Street in London. I worked here with Cosmetic surgeon Doctor Hassan Nurren assisting him with Vaser and Laser lipo Suction and Macrolane Body enhancements. I have also worked as Head therapist in control of a team of 5 therapists at Adore’me Beauty in the high Street, Kensington in London. Apart from specialising in the more up to date techniques I trained as a fully qualified Elemis Face and Body Therapist at Te’-London Salon Strawberry Hill in Twickenham. In addition to the above I have gained 9 years Laser Hair Removal experience and currently have been working for three years at Beauty Within Medi Spa where I am able to use all of my skills.
Senior Beauty Therapist
I have been working in the Beauty Industry for over 8 Years. During this time I have worked for some incredible businesses here in the UK as well as in Greece and Cyprus. One of those fantastic businesses being Beauty Within Medi Spa, where I have been working since October 2013. I hold an NVQ level three in Beauty Therapy and I am a fully qualified Elemis Therapist. I also specialise in nails and eyelash extensions and more advanced treatments such as the exceptional HydraFacial therapy. I pride myself in using the most up to date techniques and methods and strive to give the best possible service.
EVANGELINE DYER (EVIE)
I qualified as a level 3 beauty therapist in the city of Bath and worked in The Health and Beauty Centre for four years before I moved to South Wales and joined the team at Beauty Within Medi Spa in June 2015. Since then I have qualified as a fully trained Elemis Face and Body therapist. I really enjoy meeting new people and practising all aspects of beauty therapy from massages to nail treatments and waxing. I also specialise in eye aesthetic treatments such as the ever popular Lash lift, a lasting eye opening lash treatment that helps to emphasize the eyes and offer a natural look alternative to the daily use of mascara and the mechanical eye lash curler.